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'File 10/3 III Qatar Oil Concession' [‎162r] (348/470)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (223 folios). It was created in 27 Jan 1934-24 Mar 1934. It was written in English and Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.


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Telep'rafli XX.
from Becretarr of Htate for India, london,
tq Governi-PPt of India. Foral^n and Political
PeiDartnrnt, New Pelhi, No. ^39,
Repeated KJT' pi , MlnlRter, Jedcla, ^o, ^40,
Poli- f icnl1eFide^ + , at Bahrain, No. 741.
Dated 19th (received 20th j Mard-. 19.34.
Your telepran of l^th InfB^ant No. 644.
Qatar Boundery.
We are oor^ooninr neetinrr of Middle JSa^t Committee
to March 23rd.
l?orei^n Offlcf. Lfpal Adviqers a^e row of ooinion
that we are on atronr leral international around (in ?)
maintaining Blue Line af?ains + iin '>aid i?? all
clrcumgtan ceR. ^oreifrr n-ffice also consider ""ha 4 - tl'.pre
is lively to l^e in -or act ice Tery substantial dl^fictilty in
maintaininr either a vacuum or a Neutral ior^e ar&inB + Bin
Baud and in amr event regard Neutral %one In ^he ll^ht of
experience of Kuwait gi uneat i sfa ctor^^ nolution. Bubject
to ^owle^ ^Dromieed exo^ess l^^^rr when received and^vour
anr? hif? fu2*t^«r cownentR which please telegraph "before
Friday we are now con ten plat ing the followlnf courses of
action :
(a) BQile Line to be maintained as eastern "boundary of
Saudi Arabia. If some comoromise is at la^er da^e essential
BART? AL QAP.AH and its hinterland to he riven to Bin Baud.
("b) Line au^gesteci In paragraph 3(b) of your telegram
under repljr or an extent to be laid down as
present limit o ^ oil concession and of our guarantee pro

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The volume contains correspondence between the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in Bushire, the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. in Bahrain and the Secretary of State for India, on the Qatar oil concession, on the Southern boundary of Qatar and on the role of Ibn Saud in the negotiation.

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There is an index at the end of the volume ( folios 211-216).

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1 volume (223 folios)

The papers in this file are arranged in chronological order. There is an index at the end of the volume, on folios 211-216. The index is arranged chronologically and refers to documents within the volume; it gives brief description of the correspondence with a reference number, which refers back to that correspondence in the volume.

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The foliation is on top right-hand corner, starting on the first page of writing and finishing on the back cover. The numbering is in pencil, enclosed by a circle and starts with 1, then 115, 116A, 116B, 116C, then carries on until 221, which is the last number given. There is a second pagination on the top right corner, uncircled, starting on folio 22 (numbered 21) to folio 100 (numbered 99) and then from folio 116a (numbered 113) until folio 210 (numbered 207).

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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'File 10/3 III Qatar Oil Concession' [‎162r] (348/470), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/412, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 24 October 2019]

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